ROSS CAMPBELL: There is an imbalance in the UK economy, as commercial activity is heavily skewed towards London and the Southeast. Increased devolution is desirable, but may not lead to stronger businesses in all regions.
ROSS CAMPBELL: How the Chancellor sets targets for overall public expenditure and investment, as well as how Treasury controls the way departments spend their allocation of capital and resource budgets.
ROSS CAMPBELL: A future Labour government must ensure an equilibrium between creating the conditions for economic growth, running government efficiently and setting sustainable tax rates.
The Fabian society and ICAEW explored the public finance choices facing a future Labour government.